Citizen Action Monitor

UK university event tackles climate emergency, draws large audience — A model for Canadian universities?

Two-hour video of the event features short presentations from panel of ‘provocateurs’, and Q&A discussion. No 2479 Posted by fw, June 6, 2019 “Last week I went to an excellent, … Continue reading

June 6, 2019

Sarah Woods, one amazing creative woman helping people to engage with the crises we face

Sarah doesn’t tell people what to do about a crisis, she creates space for them to tell their stories. Pure magic! No 2177 Posted by fw, March 8, 2018 “What … Continue reading

March 8, 2018

A tweet about America’s duplicitous Liar-in-Chief stirs remembrance of things past for Rob Hopkins

“Good can overcome ignorance, spite and hate” – Rob’s touching story bears witness to a truth Trump will never know. No 1882 Posted by fw, January 30, 2017 “I want to … Continue reading

January 30, 2017

If we continue with a growth-based economic system, we will be flirting with collapse

Canadian prof makes a compelling case for transition to a steady state, no-growth economy. No 1694 Posted by fw, June 6, 2016 “I had the privilege recently of speaking with Peter … Continue reading

June 6, 2016

Here’s a refreshing vision of an economic model that serves the common good

Unlike the TPP model that primarily serves the avarice of the 1% No 1578 Posted by fw, January 27, 2016 “UK Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, said recently “we have … Continue reading

January 27, 2016

Feel good story about a Free Store that means so much more to its town folk than just a store

Watch a short video profile of this amazing Free Store in Transition Town, Media, Pennsylvania No 1501 Posted by fw, November 6, 2015 Click on the following linked title to … Continue reading

November 6, 2015

How to run effective meetings — Excellent start-up tips for small groups, from Transition Network

Effective meetings balance having fun and feeling good, with getting things done No 1224 Posted by fw, January 8, 2015 Running effective meetings by Rob Hopkins of Transition Network For … Continue reading

January 8, 2015

Rob Hopkins heaps praise on Klein’s new book, but wonders why it left him feeling “underwhelmed”

Rob found Klein’s This Changes Everything “heavy on the numbing information”, absence of alternatives to capitalism No 1196 Posted by fw, November 21, 2014 “…living in ‘a world teeming with … Continue reading

November 21, 2014

Worldwide, people are deciding that the well-being of their local community and its economy lies with them

That’s Rob Hopkins’ central message in new book The Power of Just Doing Stuff No 778 Posted by fw, June 14, 2013 “Something is stirring. People around the world are … Continue reading

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Community action — A way out of pit of climate change doom and gloom says Rob Hopkins

Sitting with the pain of awareness while engaged in solutions-focused, positive action No 627 Posted by fw, December 7, 2012 “For the past six years I have been part of … Continue reading

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Rob Hopkins, man on a Transition mission

No 14 Posted by fw, May 23, 2010 “The Transition model may turn out to be the foundation for one of the most important social, political and cultural movements of … Continue reading

May 23, 2010 · Leave a comment